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1.       With nothing inside to spoil, empty ____ can be decorated to keep indefinitely.
A. eggshells
B. nests
C. feeders
D. waterers

2.       What is the name for a cooked dressing that is thickened with egg yolks?
A. Breaker dressing
B. Custard
C. Boiled dressing
D. Mayonnaise

3.       What is the name for a tall cake, light in texture and leavened only by egg whites? Angel Food Cake

4.       What color eggshell is the most in demand for the vast majority of American egg buyers and consumers?  White

5.       For what do the letters NPIP stand?  National Poultry Improvement Program

6.       It is important to remember that the sooner the chicks are placed in the brooder and allowed to eat and drink, the better their ____ and ____.
A. Growth and Performance
B. Color and Size
C. Foraging and Chirping
D. Health and Speed

7.       Sometimes after hard cooking and egg there is a greenish ring around the yolk. Why does this occur?  Sulfur and Iron compounds in the egg react with the yolk.  It occurs when eggs are overcooked or when there is a high amount of iron in the cooking water. 

8.       Which breed in the AOSB class has a body shape that resembles that of the Sumatra?  Cubalaya

9.       The temperatures at which chicks are comfortable vary with _____.
A. The color of the chick
B. The age of the chick
C. The size of the brooder
D. The feed for the chick

10.   This part of the albumen is the major source of riboflavin in an egg.
A. Thin albumen
B. Thick albumen
C. Chalazae
D. Yolk

11.   What is the incubation period for the Muscovy duck?  35 Days

12.   Name the breed of chicken that has multiple spurs on each leg.  Sumatra

13.   Which of the following does not come in the Black Breasted Red variety?
A. Modern Game
B. Sultan
C. Old English Game
D. Malay

14.   What type of ratite is otherwise known as the woodcock ostrich?  Kiwi

15.   Spell and define Xanthophylls.  The fat soluble pigments contained in a hen's diet that determine the color of the yolk or ova. 

16.   Spell and define Isthmus.  The 3rd section of the oviduct where the shell membrane of the egg is added.

17.   Spell and define Infundibulum.  The first part of the oviduct that engulfs the ovum released from the ovary.  It also serves as a reservoir for spermatazoa so fertilization can take place.  It is also sometimes call the funnel.

18.   Spell and define Albumen.  The thick white added to the egg in the magnum.

19.   Spell and define Stigma.  Where the yolk (ova) ruptures.  Also called the suture line. 

20.   Spell and define Vitelline.  A membrane around the single cell of the yolk that keeps water out. 

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